Nearly half of the UK’s self-employed workers may have to rely on just the State Pension in retirement – which a recent report has found to be the ‘least generous’ in the developed world. As the gig economy grows, a potential pensions time bomb is growing with it.
…and the best answers to look for. When finding a financial adviser, especially outside the UK, it’s easy to get bewildered and accept what you’re told. But now the Unbiased-listed Montfort International have developed their own definitive guide to the questions you should be asking your financial adviser.
Searching for an adviser can be daunting if you aren’t sure what to look for, or what kind of advice is available. The Unbiased Connect tool is designed to make the process quick and simple, so here’s a brief guide to using it in the most effective way. Choosing to seek financial advice is a
As part of our season of New Year tips, advisers from Armstrong Watson Financial Planning Ltd share their words of wisdom on building a financial plan for all seasons. What do you want out of life? In many ways, that’s the most important question you can ask yourself when you start to think about financial
On the first working Monday of the New Year, more people search for a financial adviser than on any other day. Will you be among them? Whether you’re saving, buying a home or drawing a pension, here’s how independent advice can give you the best possible start to 2017. Advice Day isn’t one of those
Planning your financial future is a tricky balancing act. Gemma Siddle, Chartered Financial Planner at Eldon Financial Planning Ltd, is here with some more New Year tips on how to give equal weight to your needs now and your goals later on. You have probably heard many times that the first step to financial freedom
Just what is the best way to improve your finances in the long term? It doesn’t have to be about austerity and tightening your belt. Craig Palfrey of Penguin Wealth invites you to think differently about your finances in 2017, with a more philosophical approach. Money is there to help you improve your life.
The New Year is traditionally a time for changing your behaviour and setting out long-term plans. So why is Adrian Kidd – Lifestyle Financial Planner at Radcliffe Newlands – arguing against it? Here’s his alternative take on how to succeed in 2017. It is that dreaded time of year when you may have (drunkenly) spelt
How confident are you at managing your own money? Moderately? Very? That’s good, you might think. But here’s the sting: overconfidence in one’s own judgement is the biggest cause of costly mistakes – and it’s all down to something called the Dunning-Kruger effect. Remember how Baldrick would triumphantly announce, ‘I have a cunning plan!’? Edmund Blackadder’s clueless
Unbiased is partnering with Moneyhub to help you understand your finances better. Besides inviting you to try out the revolutionary Moneyhub way of organising your money, we’re offering a range of free financial health checks to help you spot the opportunities you may never have considered. If you’ve never seen a financial adviser, or not for a while,
Produced in partnership with Moneyhub, this ten point guide will help ensure you never lose track of your finances again. As part of our ongoing mission to help consumers take better control of their finances, Unbiased is partnering with Moneyhub to offer our users a free trial of Moneyhub’s premium service. The concept behind Moneyhub
Sometimes a bad back is just a bad back. But you might want to get it checked out, just in case. The same is true when it comes to money. Here are the telltale aches and pains that might point to underlying problems with your finances. Most of us are very well in tune with
If time were a currency, it would fluctuate more than the pound after a Brexit. Getting the most value from your time is all down to how you spend it – and invest it. If you’re curious as to why people seek professional advice, then you need to understand the exchange rate of time. Which